Heavy fighting, shelling and air strikes across Ukraine have had devastating consequences for ordinary people. Over 5 million people have fled the country in recent days, and many more have had to leave their homes to escape the fighting.
With the Ukraine conflict all over the news and social media, your child may be getting anxious. Words like “nuclear”, “sanctions” and “NATO” may be worrying and confusing. Your child may express concern to you… or be keeping it bottled up. How can you help your child during this time of conflict with Russia and Ukraine?
Listen to your child
Give your child space to explore their own opinions, thoughts and feelings. Perhaps your child is not ready to have a conversation about this. Our worksheets can help your child talk about their emotions in their own words and encourage children to think creatively about how they can help others.